Parental Rights News

There is a growing contest between government and families regarding who should be the primary decision maker for children. Scroll below for news items, and subscribe to our newsletters for updates, as we continue to monitor the news and share key stories and research.

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"Bad Medicine" May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

New Legal Paper Challenges the Charge of Medical Child Abuse The latest volume of the UC Davis Law Review features…


The Controversial Child Abuse Epidemic Tearing Families Apart

Jessica Holt* was only a few months old when her mother, Sally*, noticed that something was wrong. Jessica didn’t feed…

"Quick Takes" on Parental Rights News

Thanks to the partnership of concerned parents like you, we are able to monitor the news for issues that could affect parental rights. Here are some "quick takes" on news items. Please also see our news sections arranged by category: medical child abuse, disabilities, and child abuse prevention.

Former Magistrate Addresses “Educational Rights”

This week the Parental Rights Podcast features William Wagner’s discussion with our president, Jim Mason, about a Michigan law that…

Supreme Court of Texas Hears Parent’s Rights Case

The Supreme Court of Texas held oral arguments on April 22 in the case of In re C.J.C., case number 19-0684, dealing…

Podcast Targets COVID-19 Crisis

In January of this year, the Parental Rights Foundation launched “the Parental Rights Podcast” to keep you informed and help…